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Crescent City Cooks

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Address: 201 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2214
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Don't miss this fun class!

Great way to spend the morning in NOLA - watching your lunch being made, being entertained in the process, and then eating it up! Our instructor, Lynn, was charming and funny!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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La Grange Park, Illinois
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La Grange Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to spend the morning in NOLA - watching your lunch being made, being entertained in the process, and then eating it up! Our instructor, Lynn, was charming and funny!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to spend an afternoon learning how to cook like the locals. The menu varies. The instructors were fun and experienced. We enjoyed their stories. The class includes cooking, eating and then taking home your dishes frozen for transport.

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Oradell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great way to get a taste of New Orleans. Crescent City Cooks offered a 2 1/2 hour cooking demonstration class which includes lunch for $30. Lynn, the head instructor, was charming and knowledgeable. The support staff was equally wonderful. I highly recommend you give this activity a try. We made seafood gumbo, chicken fracases and bananas Foster. They... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our group of six found this activity and we all agreed to take part during our trip. Not being a cook, I was only mildly interested but it turned out to be one of the best things we did! We had a ball with the chef and the other participants. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Just happened upon Crescent City Cooks when wandering French Quarter our 1st afternoon. What a find. Enjoyed an amazing demonstration class for lunch. And we could bring our own wine. Great value, learned some history of the city through their food. Highly recommend. One things we would do again if we are back in NOLA.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

came in to buy and left with a reservation for a Cajun/creole cooking class! had a ball, our chef was so funny and delightful. never did this before and we will now be searching for cooking classes in all our travels!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I like to take cooking classes when I travel, so I can bring home something I can use, rather than just "stuff." So I booked a hands-on class at Crescent City Cooks. I highly recommend taking a class here. I was solo, so I got my own cooking station. Others who were in groups were split into groups of two.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My friend and I attended the afternoon class and learned how to cook jambalaya, creole shrimp and bred pudding. Lynn was very good at teaching us the dishes. She was very organized and pointed out details about how to make our dish. The food we cooked was delicious and I can't wait to make it again!

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Niskayuna, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We attended the morning session that made Jambalaya, chicken & andouille gumbo, bread pudding and pralines. The chef Shava was very personable, and the food was very yummy! It was a great experience to learn about New Orleans cooking.

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Blissfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A must stop for us each visit. Have attended 2 cooking demonstrations, both worth while for the good company and entertainment as well as learning some nice dishes. We use the jambalaya recipe all the time. We enjoy browsing the kitchen ware and other kitchen related things that are well presented. Kudos to the owner for moving from the Riverside... More 

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Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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